Why do I need one?
Communication: Having an Owners Rep. facilitates communication across team members in a timely fashion. This will prevent miscommunication that causes delays
Cost Savings: The Owners Rep will control costs and generate savings by keeping revisions and extra work to a minimum all while maintaining the project schedule.
Scope Identification: Defining each team members role is extremely important. This prevents duplication of efforts and establishes responsibilities from the beginning.
Schedule: Building a master schedule and tracking it is one of the most important parts of any project. Time is literally money! A master schedule will included details of critical path and deliverables from all parties.
Budget: An established Owners Rep. will develop a master budget that tracks both hard and soft costs. Keeping a control of costs throughout the project life cycle is a major key to success.